On Sunday, May 1, 2011, the qualifying window for track events under 10,000 meters began for the 2012 London Olympics. The window for the 10k, marathon, and decathlon opened January 1.
Recently the IAAF released the qualifying standards and qualification system for the games. Also listed are the timetable and the marathon qualifying system.
Flotrack will be live at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational at Stanford on May 1. A stellar field will line up at this meet looking to put their names under the category of "A qualifiers" for the Olympics.